Boys Farm


Newberry, SC

Have you ever wanted to work in home missions, and do you have a heart for children? Boys Farm is a Christ-centered organization that provides a nurturing Christian home for boys in a residential setting.

We are hiring a House Parent couple to live full time with 5-8 boys in a home and to make a transformative impact in their lives. As House Parents, you and your spouse will manage the children in your house and will be part of a team of like-minded couples on our campus. You will help establish and maintain a steady daily routine for the children that you are responsible for, including: waking up, breakfast, transportation to school or appointments, daily chores and daily leisure activities and exercise, study time, personal hygiene, devotions and bedtime. You will keep medical files and related reports for children, and also manage school and extracurricular special activities. You will maintain inspection-ready upkeep of the cottage facility and vehicle, with safety as your top priority. You will participate in regular, ongoing training, and you will model and teach daily living skills to children under your care.

Boys Farm is situated on 300 acres right outside the City of Newberry, with a picturesque 5K nature trail, stocked ponds, and ball fields. Our campus is located close to Lake Murray and Lake Greenwood, 1.5 hours from the mountains, and 3 hours to the beach! We are looking for married couples who would like to live and work on our beautiful residential campus with other like-minded families.

Newberry is a charming town with a “movie-set-like” downtown, year-round festivals & activities, and complete with the famous Newberry Opera House and Newberry College. We are centrally located between Greenville, Columbia, Charleston, and Myrtle Beach! If you are interested in being an agent of change in young people’s lives please contact us, we can also provide relocation assistance.


  1. Supervise all children within his/her care not to exceed an 8 to 1 ratio.
  2. See that the children follow the rules of Boys Farm.
  3. Help the children learn to develop appropriate habits in areas such as personal hygiene, responsibility for their belongings, peer interaction, adult interaction, and cleanliness and maintenance of their surroundings.
  4. See that each child gets to all scheduled activities in a timely manner and appropriately dressed.
  5. Be fair and impartial to each child.
  6. Provide a Christian atmosphere and display a lifestyle that will instill appropriate values for each child.
  7. Comply with all agency policy and procedures.


  • 24 years of age or older
  • Married for at least 3 years
  • Demonstrated passion for serving youth and families
  • Good interpersonal, communication and organizational skillsHigh School diploma or higher
  • Ability to laugh, be creative and have willingness to make and learn from mistakes
  • Display enthusiasm and confidence in taking on tasks and challenges
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Pass all background checks

Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive Salary
  • 401K Retirement Plan
  • Fully paid living expenses along with private, in-house quarters
  • Free Off-Duty Housing
  • Company Vehicle for use while on duty
  • 6 days off per month plus paid vacation and sick leave (2 weeks+ per year)
  • Use of facilities including guest house, ball fields, gym, pastures, trails, and ponds
  • Free membership to YMCA, Riverbanks Zoo, & SC State Parks

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About is a career resource and job board for people interested in pursuing a career in residential childcare. Our mission is to connect dedicated married couples and individuals with employers hiring houseparents, cottage parents, teaching couples and other live-in caregiving roles. Our goal is to share tools, resources and career opportunities so that you can make an impact in the lives of children who need it most.